Gender & Conflict

2021 Mar 08

International Women's Day: A Conversation with Ambassador Melanne Verveer and Rangita de Silva de Alwis

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Join the Women and Public Policy Program for an enlightening conversation on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), which became effective in the UN in 1981 and has been ratified by 189 countries, not including the United States.... Read more about International Women's Day: A Conversation with Ambassador Melanne Verveer and Rangita de Silva de Alwis

2021 Mar 11

WAPPP Seminar Series: Violence against Women in Politics

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Mona Lena Krook | Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Women and Politics Ph.D. Program at Rutgers University

Women have made significant inroads into politics in recent years, but in many parts of the world, their increased engagement has spurred physical attacks, intimidation, and harassment. In the first comprehensive account of this phenomenon, Krook explores how women came to give these experiences a name: violence against women in politics.... Read more about WAPPP Seminar Series: Violence against Women in Politics

2021 Feb 25

WAPPP Seminar Series: Expressive Power of Anti-Violence Legislation: Changes in Social Norms on Violence Against Women in Mexico

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Mala HtunProfessor of political science at the University of New Mexico

Francesca R. Jensenius | Professor of Political Science at the University of Oslo

While a significant amount of research has examined the conditions giving rise to legal and policy reform on violence against women (VAW), there is less understanding of whether or not new VAW laws have been accompanied by changes in behavior and attitudes. Has the adoption of VAW legislation—a huge priority of feminist movements since the 1970s—produced social change?... Read more about WAPPP Seminar Series: Expressive Power of Anti-Violence Legislation: Changes in Social Norms on Violence Against Women in Mexico

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